Samantha Morton

Samantha Morton

  • Born on
    • May 13th, 1977
Samantha Jane Morton (born 13 May 1977) is an English actress and film director. She began her performing career with guest roles in television shows such as Soldier Soldier and Boon before making her film debut in the 1997 drama film This Is the Sea, playing the character of Hazel Stokes. After a string of roles in low-budget and television films, she landed the role of Hattie in 1999's Sweet and Lowdown, for which she received the attention from Hollywood, the critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Morton subsequently starred in 2002's Minority Report and Morvern Callar. She received her second Academy Award nomination for her performance as the young Irish mother coping with life in New York City, Sarah, in 2003's In America. Morton starred in 2004's Enduring Love and The Libertine and 2005's Lassie. She received won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Movie for her role as Myra Hindley in 2006's Longford. She appeared in the 2007 biographical films Control, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Mister Lonely, and she starred in 2008's Synecdoche, New York. Morton appeared in the 2009 critically acclaimed The Messenger. She made her directorial debut in the English television film The Unloved. Description above from the Wikipedia article Samantha Morton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (37 Credits)

2016Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Mary Lou Barebone
2016Rillington Place as Ethel Christie
2015Cider with Rosie as Annie Lee
2015The Last Panthers as Naomi
2014Miss Julie as Kathleen
2013Decoding Annie Parker as Annie Parker
2013The Harvest as Katherine
2012John Carter as Sola
2012Cosmopolis as Vija Kinsky
2009The Messenger as Olivia PittersonWatch Free
2008The Daisy Chain as Martha Conroy
2008Synecdoche, New York as Hazel
2007Expired as Claire Barney
2007Control as Debbie Curtis
2007Mister Lonely as Marilyn Monroe
2007Elizabeth: The Golden Age as Queen Mary
2006Longford as Myra Hindley
2006Free Jimmy as Sonia (voice)
2005River Queen as Sarah O'Brien
2005Lassie as Sarah Carraclough
2004The Libertine as Elizabeth Barry
2004Enduring Love as Claire
2003Code 46 as Maria Gonzales
2002Morvern Callar as Morvern Callar
2002In America as Sarah
2002Minority Report as Agatha
2002Max & Ruby as Ruby
2000Pandaemonium as Sara Coleridge
1999Sweet and Lowdown as Hattie
1999Jesus' Son as Michelle
1999Dreaming of Joseph Lees as Eva
1997Jane Eyre as Jane Eyre
1997Under the Skin as Iris Kelly
1997The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
1997The History of Tom Jones as Sophie Western
1996Emma as Harriet Smith
1995Band of Gold as Tracy Richards

Director (1 Credits)


Writer (1 Credits)



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